Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"Air Speed Meter Nozzle - Burgess Installation N-9, General View Of Nozzle And Exposed Tubing." Close-up three-quarter left front view of right wing of a Curtiss N-9 seaplane license-built by the Burgess Company showing nozzle (Venturi tube) of the airspeed indicator installed on the forward center interplane strut. Circa 1916-1918, probably at the Burgess Company factory in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • World War, 1914-1918

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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